NYAH as part of Faoin Spéir Cavan

Nyah 2022 16 to 20 March full programme of traditional arts for the St Patrick's Day Bank Holiday weekend.


16th March 

Celebration Concert in Town Hall Cavan @ 8pm

With 10-piece Blackwater Ceili Band. 

The Lungs of Cavan. Traditional Irish Music NYAH Concert Celebrating Martin Donohoe's remarkable four decades of Irish Music broadcasting on local radio. All Star contributions from over 40 artists, musicians and people Martin has connected with along the way. 

All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil Champions;

Aoife Murray singer 

Cathal Lynch Singer 

Fintan McManus Guitar 

Gary Lynch Fiddle.

Richard Lyons Bodhran 

Roslea Co Fermanagh Youth 

James McMahon banjo, Jack McMahon Flute, Aodhan O'Donnell accordion, Olivia O'Donnell Fiddle, Aoife O'Donnell Fiddle, Ciara O Donnell Fiddle

NYAH Comhaltas Youth Show

MC: Martin Donohoe & Button accordion


17th March 

Afternoon of Shared World Culture in Town Hall Car Park @ 3-6pm 

Free Admission 

Martin Quinn Button Accordion 

Aoife Murray 

Gary Lynch 

Eamon Maguire Storytelling Champ 

Latvian dancers 

Padraig Conroy

Ellen Grant & Karen McMahon

Dylan Ryan & Shane Duffy

Hannah, Charlie,Emily & Bernie O Reilly

Niall, Aoife & Sean Curran 

Fintan McManus

Philip Clarke & John Fox 

Tyrone Music and Song Group


18th March

Showcase of Ulster and Local Living Traditions in Town Hall Car Park @ 3-6pm

The Belfast Sessions with:

John McSherry (Uilleann Pipes, whistles), Francis McIlduff (Uilleann Pipes, Whistles), Shane McCartan (Guitar) with guests Miadhachlughain O'Donnell (Vocals, Shruti box, Flute) and Jamie Murchadh (Uilleann Pipes, Vocals).


Donegal, Clare & Australia session:

Dermot Byrne Accordion 

Yvonne Casey Fiddle 

Steve Cooney guitar 


Thomas McCarthy Singer

Zoran Donohoe Concertina 


Mc Martin Donohoe 


18th March 

Evening Session in Cavan Crystal Hotel @ 9:30 pm

Free Admission

Featuring festival guests: Miadhachlughain O'Donnell (Vocals, Shruti box, Flute) and Jamie Murchadh (Uilleann Pipes, Vocals) Zoran Donohoe (concertina) 



19th March

NYAH CCE Musicians and friends will visit selected Nursing Homes

Session of Irish Music in Farnham Arms Hotel @ 9pm


20th March

Afternoon NYAH Session in Farnham Arms Hotel Cavan @ 3pm




08 Feb 2022

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